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Axial SCX10 Wheel Wells

Axial SCX10 Wheel Wells

If you have an Axial SCX10, you probably want it to look as realistic as possible. A surefire way to up the realism is with wheel wells. Even better, the wheels and included floor board pieces will significantly cut down on the mud and dirt getting tossed up into the chassis. The set comes as […]

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Traxxas Skully and Craniac 2WD Monster Trucks

Traxxas Skully and Craniac 2WD Monster Trucks

Traxxas has made some big changes to its 2WD monster truck lineup. Gone are the Monster Jam series of trucks and in their place are two new trucks dubbed Skully and Craniac. If you’re down with the rather famous Stampede platform and the previously mentioned Monster Jam trucks, these trucks will be familiar to you. […]

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Pro-Line Racing Flat Iron 1.9 XL Tires

Pro-Line Racing Flat Iron 1.9 XL Tires

Pro-Line is at it again . . . and we couldn’t be happier. These new Flat Iron XL tires are, as the name describes, extra large compared to the original Flat Iron tires. The XLs measure 4.76″ tall by 1.83″ wide. For reference, the original is 4.13″ tall and 1.81″ wide, which means the new […]

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Axial Spawn Body

Axial Spawn Body

First seen on the RTR Wraith Spawn, Axial describes the Spawn body as a blend of classic feel and modern styling that gets influence from late-70s and early-80s designs. It is molded from clear 0.040″ clear Lexan and includes decals and window masks. It will fit the SCX10, Wraith and AX10. Shown on the Wraith, […]

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STRC Machined Aluminum Center Driveshaft Splines for Axial SCX10 and Yeti

STRC Machined Aluminum Center Driveshaft Splines for Axial SCX10 and Yeti

If you want to strengthen the drivetrain and put more power through on your Axial Yeti or SCX10, check out these new spline shafts from STRC.  These pieces are made of CNC-machined aluminum; they are a direct fit to the center drive shaft. This upgrade will help improve power transfer and eliminate some the flex […]

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Tamiya Grand Hauler

Tamiya Grand Hauler

If you don’t like Tamiya 1/14-scale tractor trucks, we probably can’t be friends. I absolutely dig these things, so I was thrilled to see Tamiya once again expand its lineup with the addition of the new Grand Hauler. This sleeper style body is my favorite of Tamiya’s offerings, so I’m especially happy with what I […]

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ST Racing Concepts Lightweight Titanium Screw kits for Tamiya On-Road Vehicles   

ST Racing Concepts Lightweight Titanium Screw kits for Tamiya On-Road Vehicles  

STRC has a new section of titanium screw kits for Tamiya on-road vehicles. This adds to the list of screw kits STRC already offers. We’re sharing the news because, well, screws really don’t know or care what they get used on. So, if you want hardware that is both stronger and lighter than stock steel, […]

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Pro-Line PRO-MT Kit

Pro-Line PRO-MT Kit

As the longtime leader in the categories, Pro-Line is best known for its extensive lineup of bodies and tires, but it recently P-L expanded its offerings in a big way with two full kits, the PRO-2 SC and PRO-2 Buggy. Now, taking us by complete surprise, is the unveiling of the PRO-MT, which is a […]

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In Search of . . . Yeti XL? What Does #YetiXL mean?

In Search of . . . Yeti XL? What Does #YetiXL mean?

Forget the Sasquatch, Bigfoot and the Yeti, now the search is for #YetiXL! Axial Racing put out this cryptic message of #YetiXL with a few photos. So, what do you think it is? “XL” is pretty standard abbreviation for extra large, so one obvious possibility is an oversized or large-scale Yeti. Could Axial have developed […]

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Axial Yeti Drivetrain Upgrades

Axial Yeti Drivetrain Upgrades

That didn’t take long. Axial already has some hop ups for its still-new Yeti. The first offerings are all for the drivetrain, which is a pretty awesome place to start on a vehicle that takes a serious beating. The first part is a set of universal front axles. Universal axles, compared to dog bone axles, provide smoother, […]

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Duratrax Picket and Six Pack Short Course Tires

Duratrax Picket and Six Pack Short Course Tires

You’re all a bunch of spoiled brats. You kids these days don’t know how good you have it. Back when I got started in this hobby we had to walk to the hobby store and we didn’t countless brands of tires to choose from. Okay, let’s lose the grumpy old man schtick and roll down […]

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Axial Ram Power Wagon SCX10

Axial Ram Power Wagon SCX10

It appears Axial is listening to its customers (and the scale rock crawling community as a whole) and will be dishing out, what we’re guessing, will an SCX10 based on a full-size pick-up, the Ram Power Wagon. It also appears you be able to modify the body by removing the bed and replacing it with […]

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Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Scale Truck

Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Ascender Scale Truck

As soon as Horizon Hobby launched the all-new Vaterra brand (only about a year and a half ago) and the rock crawling community got a look at its Twin Hammers release, there has been a clamor for a traditional scale truck. As overall well received as the Twin Hammers has been, “Yeah, that’s cool, but […]

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Pro-Line Car Stand

Pro-Line Car Stand

Pro-Line has come out with two new car stands inspired by motocross bike stands. Pro-Line’s stands are alloy and come in two sizes, 1/10- and 1/8-scale. They and are laser cut, bent to shape and powder-coated blue. The stands have shock building holes and include rubber grommets to protect your chassis and prevent your car from […]

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Vaterra Twin Hammers Kit Version

Vaterra Twin Hammers Kit Version

You read that right; it’s a kit. Originally, we reported this as a GenRight edition. That isn’t 100% accurate. The kit (the original Twin Hammers was only available as a RTR) includes clear body pieces. But, it also includes GenRight decals, so you can create your own GenRight edition, if you like. About GenRight, if […]

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